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Sports Roundup – November 10


AUS Basketball – The X-Men and Women played UPEI at Coach K Court, and came away with two wins. The X-Men got the 88-75 victory, and the X-Women outscored the Panthers 96-88.

In Hockey, The UNB Reds shutout the X-Women 2-0 last night. On Wednesday, the X-Men host Saint Mary’s, while the X-Women visit the Dal Tigers.

The Acadia Axemen are this year’s AUS football champs, holding Bishop’s to a single point in the final to win 31-1.

The StFX X-Women and X-Men cross country teams competed at the U SPORTS national championship hosted by Queen’s University. The X-Women placed 18th overall while the X-Men came in 16th position. Queen’s University won the championship banner on the women’s side, while Guelph came second and Laval were third.

The Junior B Bulldogs were on a roll in Brookfield, blanking the Elks 6-0 on Saturday. In Junior action today, the Pictou County Scotians host the Strait Pirates in Trenton at 6pm.

In the MHL, the Pictou County Weeks Crushers picked up another win in New Brunswick, scoring the lone goal in Miramichi for the 1-0 win over the Timberwolves.

The Weeks Major Midgets picked up a win in Membertou, defeating the Sydney Rush 5-2. Meanwhile, The CB West Islanders were winners at home, outscoring the Valley Wildcats 3-2. The teams play again today – in Port Hood at Noon, and in Membertou at 1.

In Major Bantam play, the Novas doubled the Storm 8-4 at the Antigonish Arena. The Novas move to the Keating Centre today, as they face the Truro Bearcats at Noon.

Fundy Highland Midget A Female Hockey – the team played two games Saturday in Halifax against Metro West Force Blue. Game 1 was a 3-1 victory, with goals by Brooklyn Nicholas (2) & Lauren Starzomski. Game 2 was a 3-0 shutout by Fundy thanks to Hayley Murray in the net. Marissa Archibald scored twice, Heidi Richards got the other goal. The teams play again in Halifax this afternoon.

The Cabot Highlanders are on the road this morning, facing off with the Admirals at 11:45 at the St. Margaret’s Centre.

It’s the “Battle of the Brads” at the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling event at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. In the Men’s final, defending champions Team Brad Jacobs square off against Team Brad Gushue for $30,000, 12 Pinty’s Cup points and a spot in the season-ending Humpty’s Champions Cup. The women’s final sees world No. 1 Team Kerri Einarson of Gimli, Man., clash with reigning Olympic gold medallists Team Anna Hasselborg of Sweden. It’s a rematch of last season’s Players’ Championship final where Einarson edged Hasselborg. The Tier 2 finals, which will take place alongside their respective Tier 1 championships, will feature Team Korey Dropkin of the United States against Team Tanner Horgan of Winnipeg Beach, Man., and South Korea’s Team Min Ji Kim versus Team Jestyn Murphy of Mississauga, Ont. The women’s final will be at 12:30, followed by the Men’s final at 4:30.


David Perron had two points including the overtime winner as the St. Louis Blues extended their winning streak to seven games with 3-2 victory over the host Calgary Flames. Ryan O’Reilly also had a goal and an assist for St. Louis, which completed a perfect four-game road trip and improved its road winning streak to five games.

The Maple Leafs fell 3-2 in a shootout against the visiting Philadelphia Flyers, then found out they’ve lost a star player moving forward. Forward Mitch Marner left with an ankle injury against the Flyers and won’t join the team for tonight’s (Sunday) game in Chicago against the Blackhawks. Sean Couturier (koo-TOO’-ree-eh) scored the winner for Philadelphia.

Shea Weber scored two power-play goals in the first period and forward Nate Thompson added another as the Montreal Canadiens held on to beat the visiting Los Angeles Kings 3-2 at Bell Centre. And, Anders Nilsson made 38 saves as the Ottawa Senators beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 at Canadian Tire Centre.

Saturday’s games

N.Y. Islanders 2 Florida 1
Tampa Bay 5 Buffalo 3
Montreal 3 Los Angeles 2
Pittsburgh 3 Chicago 2 (SO)
Philadelphia 3 Toronto 2 (SO)
Ottawa 4 Carolina 1
Washington 5 Vegas 2
Minnesota 4 Arizona 3
Colorado 4 Columbus 2
St. Louis 3 Calgary 2 (OT)
San Jose 2 Nashville 1 (SO)

Boston 135 San Antonio 115
New Orleans 115 Charlotte 110
Dallas 138 Memphis 122
Houston 117 Chicago 94
Oklahoma City 114 Golden State 108

Sunday’s Games – All Times Eastern

Arizona at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.
Kansas City at Tennessee, 1 p.m.
Buffalo at Cleveland, 1 p.m.
Baltimore at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
N.Y. Giants at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.
Atlanta at New Orleans, 1 p.m.
Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m.
Miami at Indianapolis, 4:05 p.m.
Carolina at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m.
L.A. Rams at Pittsburgh, 4:25 p.m.
Minnesota at Dallas, 8:20 p.m.

Florida at N.Y. Rangers, 1 p.m.
Dallas at Winnipeg, 2 p.m.
New Jersey at Vancouver, 4 p.m.
Vegas at Detroit, 5 p.m.
Toronto at Chicago, 7 p.m.
Philadelphia at Boston, 7 p.m.
Edmonton at Anaheim, 9 p.m.

Denver at Minnesota, 3:30 p.m.
Charlotte at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Indiana at Orlando, 6 p.m.
Milwaukee at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m.
Cleveland at New York, 7:30 p.m.
Brooklyn at Phoenix, 8 p.m.
Atlanta at Portland, 9 p.m.
Toronto at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

Toronto at Seattle, 3 p.m.